Media and Communication

(The TQCC of Media and Communication is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
“School Strike 4 Climate”: Social Media and the International Youth Protest on Climate Change143
Spreading (Dis)Trust: Covid-19 Misinformation and Government Intervention in Italy110
Digital Mis/Disinformation and Public Engagment with Health and Science Controversies: Fresh Perspectives from Covid-19104
Empowering Users to Respond to Misinformation about Covid-1968
Automated Journalism: A Meta-Analysis of Readers’ Perceptions of Human-Written in Comparison to Automated News46
From Dark to Light: The Many Shades of Sharing Misinformation Online45
The ‘Eudaimonic Experience’: A Scoping Review of the Concept in Digital Games Research39
How Online Privacy Literacy Supports Self-Data Protection and Self-Determination in the Age of Information38
The Visual Vaccine Debate on Twitter: A Social Network Analysis37
Science Journalism and Pandemic Uncertainty35
Digital by Default: Children’s Capacity to Understand and Manage Online Data and Privacy35
Negotiated Autonomy: The Role of Social Media Algorithms in Editorial Decision Making34
In the Service of Good Journalism and Audience Interests? How Audience Metrics Affect News Quality33
Covid-19 Misinformation and the Social (Media) Amplification of Risk: A Vietnamese Perspective33
What Is (Fake) News? Analyzing News Values (and More) in Fake Stories33
Roots of Incivility: How Personality, Media Use, and Online Experiences Shape Uncivil Participation33
From Insult to Hate Speech: Mapping Offensive Language in German User Comments on Immigration32
Assistance or Resistance? Evaluating the Intersection of Automated Journalism and Journalistic Role Conceptions32
Fighting Deepfakes: Media and Internet Giants’ Converging and Diverging Strategies Against Hi-Tech Misinformation29
Generation Z and Organizational Listening on Social Media29
Perceptions of Media Performance: Expectation-Evaluation Discrepancies and Their Relationship with Media-related and Populist Attitudes29
Coronavirus in Spain: Fear of ‘Official’ Fake News Boosts WhatsApp and Alternative Sources27
German Media and Coronavirus: Exceptional Communication—Or Just a Catalyst for Existing Tendencies?27
The Slippery Path to Total Presence: How Omnidirectional Virtual Reality Treadmills Influence the Gaming Experience25
Following Politicians on Social Media: Effects for Political Information, Peer Communication, and Youth Engagement24
Drones, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Journalism: Mapping Their Role in Immersive News Content22
Blurring Boundaries Between Journalists and Tiktokers: Journalistic Role Performance on TikTok21
Political Memes and Fake News Discourses on Instagram21
The Shorter the Better? Effects of Privacy Policy Length on Online Privacy Decision-Making21
Immigrant Influencers on TikTok: Diverse Microcelebrity Profiles and Algorithmic (In)Visibility20
Why Do People Return to Video Platforms? Millennials and Centennials on TikTok19
Rezo and German Climate Change Policy: The Influence of Networked Expertise on YouTube and Beyond19
Africa and the Covid-19 Information Framing Crisis19
Communities of Darkness? Users and Uses of Anti-System Alternative Media between Audience and Community19
#ThisIsMeChallenge and Music for Empowerment of Marginalized Groups on TikTok19
Gender, Voice and Online Space: Expressions of Feminism on Social Media in Spain18
Promoting Social Media Engagement Via Branded Content Communication: A Fashion Brands Study on Instagram18
Does Scientific Uncertainty in News Articles Affect Readers’ Trust and Decision-Making?18
Strengthening Children’s Privacy Literacy through Contextual Integrity18
A Proposed Model of Self-Perceived Authenticity of Social Media Influencers18
Fact-Checking Interventions as Counteroffensives to Disinformation Growth: Standards, Values, and Practices in Latin America and Spain17
Disinformation in Facebook Ads in the 2019 Spanish General Election Campaigns17
News Media Performance Evaluated by National Audiences: How Media Environments and User Preferences Matter16
Advancing Research into Dark Participation16
Debunking Political Disinformation through Journalists’ Perceptions: An Analysis of Colombia’s Fact-Checking News Practices16
Public Service Media in a Digital Media Environment: Performance from an Audience Perspective16
Pro-Science, Anti-Science and Neutral Science in Online Videos on Climate Change, Vaccines and Nanotechnology16
Digital Disinformation and Preventive Actions: Perceptions of Users from Argentina, Chile, and Spain16
Deepfakes on Twitter: Which Actors Control Their Spread?16
Constructive Aggression? Multiple Roles of Aggressive Content in Political Discourse on Russian YouTube15
Humor That Harms? Examining Racist Audio-Visual Memetic Media on TikTok During Covid-1915
Structures of the Public Sphere: Contested Spaces as Assembled Interfaces15
Memes of Gandhi and Mercury in Anti-Vaccination Discourse14
Community-Building on Bilibili: The Social Impact of Danmu Comments14
How China’s State Actors Create a “Us vs US” World during Covid-19 Pandemic on Social Media14
A literature review of personalization transparency and control: Introducing the Transparency-Awareness-Control Framework14
Conspiracies, Ideological Entrepreneurs, and Digital Popular Culture14
Digital Competencies for New Journalistic Work in Media Outlets: A Systematic Review14
Gender Differences in Tackling Fake News: Different Degrees of Concern, but Same Problems14
The “Greta Effect”: Networked Mobilization and Leader Identification Among Fridays for Future Protesters14
You’re Definitely Wrong, Maybe: Correction Style Has Minimal Effect on Corrections of Misinformation Online14
Measuring Online Political Dialogue: Does Polarization Trigger More Deliberation?13
Investigating Visual Content Shared over Twitter during the 2019 EU Parliamentary Election Campaign13
Rethinking Public Agenda in a Time of High-Choice Media Environment13
The Privacy Paradox by Proxy: Considering Predictors of Sharenting13
Protecting Youths’ Wellbeing Online: Studying the Associations between Opportunities, Risks, and Resilience13
The Dark Side of Inspirational Pasts: An Investigation of Nostalgia in Right-Wing Populist Communication13
A Relational Approach to How Media Engage With Their Audiences in Social Media13
Journalism Students and Information Consumption in the Era of Fake News13
Digital Public Sphere and Geography: The Influence of Physical Location on Twitter’s Political Conversation13
Reach or Trust Optimisation? A Citizen Trust Analysis in the Flemish Public Broadcaster VRT12
Conspiracy Beliefs, Misinformation, Social Media Platforms, and Protest Participation12
Winning Over the Players: Investigating the Motivations to Play and Acceptance of Serious Games12
The Ongoing Transformation of the Digital Public Sphere: Basic Considerations on a Moving Target12
Influencers With Intellectual Disability in Digital Society: An Opportunity to Advance in Social Inclusion12
Political Influencers on YouTube: Business Strategies and Content Characteristics12
Soft Presentation of Hard News? A Content Analysis of Political Facebook Posts12
Pitching Gender in a Racist Tune: The Affective Publics of the #120decibel Campaign12
Post-Truth as a Mutation of Epistemology in Journalism12
The Innovation Function of Hybridization in Public Relations11
A Graph-Learning Approach for Detecting Moral Conflict in Movie Scripts11
What’s “Up Next”? Investigating Algorithmic Recommendations on YouTube Across Issues and Over Time11
Platform Party between Digital Activism and Hyper-Leadership: The Reshaping of the Public Sphere11
Incidental Exposure to Non-Like-Minded News through Social Media: Opposing Voices in Echo-Chambers’ News Feeds11
Investigating Algorithmic Misconceptions in a Media Context: Source of a New Digital Divide?11
The Bright and Dark Side of Eudaimonic Emotions: A Conceptual Framework11
Assassins, Gods, and Androids: How Narratives and Game Mechanics Shape Eudaimonic Game Experiences11
Instagram Influencers as Superwomen: Influencers’ Lifestyle Presentations Observed Through Framing Analysis10
Skeptical Inertia in the Face of Polarization: News Consumption and Misinformation in Turkey10
Youth Digital Participation: Now More than Ever10
‘Four Populisms’ of Alexey Navalny: An Analysis of Russian Non-Systemic Opposition Discourse on YouTube10
“It’s Not Just Instagram Models”: Exploring the Gendered Political Potential of Young Women’s Instagram Use10
In/Visibility in Social Media Work: The Hidden Labor Behind the Brands10
Children’s and Parents’ Perceptions of Online Commercial Data Practices: A Qualitative Study10
Automated Trouble: The Role of Algorithmic Selection in Harms on Social Media Platforms10
Automation in Sports Reporting: Strategies of Data Providers, Software Providers, and Media Outlets10
An Overview of the Fake News Phenomenon: From Untruth-Driven to Post-Truth-Driven Approaches9
Disenchanting Trust: Instrumental Reason, Algorithmic Governance, and China’s Emerging Social Credit System9
ProPublica’s Data Journalism: How Multidisciplinary Teams and Hybrid Profiles Create Impactful Data Stories9
Identity and European Public Spheres in the Context of Social Media and Information Disorder9
Cross-Media Alliances to Stop Disinformation: A Real Solution?9
Journalism from Above: Drones and the Media in Critical Perspective8
Audience Attention and Emotion in News Filmed with Drones: A Neuromarketing Research8
Algorithmic Actants in Practice, Theory, and Method8
Exploring Teenagers’ Folk Theories and Coping Strategies Regarding Commercial Data Collection and Personalized Advertising8
Third-Person Perceptions and Calls for Censorship of Flat Earth Videos on YouTube8
Disguising Commercial Intentions: Sponsorship Disclosure Practices of Mexican Instamoms8
The Engagement Imperative: Experiences of Communication Practitioners’ Brand Work in the Music Industry8
Digital Platforms and Infrastructure in the Realm of Culture8
Audience-Based Indicators for News Media Performance: A Conceptual Framework and Findings from Germany8
Uninvited Dinner Guests: A Theoretical Perspective on the Antagonists of Journalism Based on Serres’ Parasite8
Ready for the World? Measuring the (Trans-)National Quality of Political Issue Publics on Twitter7
A Systematic Literature Review of the Phenomenon of Disinformation and Misinformation7
Higher Education Institutions on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: Comparing Swiss Universities’ Social Media Communication7
Editorial: Children’s Voices on Privacy Management and Data Responsibilization7
Dual Control: Investigating the Role of Drone (UAV) Operators in TV and Online Journalism7
Digital Ageism: Emerging Challenges and Best Practices of Age-Friendly Digital Urban Governance7
From “Troll Factories” to “Littering the Information Space”: Control Strategies Over the Russian Internet7
The Role of Popular Culture for Queer Teen Identities’ Formation in Netflix’s Sex Education7
One Recommender Fits All? An Exploration of User Satisfaction With Text-Based News Recommender Systems7
TikTok and Political Communication: The Latest Frontier of Politainment? A Case Study7
How Do Chinese Media Frame Arab Uprisings: A Content Analysis7
Far-Right Digital Activism in Polarized Contexts: A Comparative Analysis of Engagement in Hashtag Wars7
Polarization of Deliberative and Participatory Activists on Social Media7
Digital Participation and Risk Contexts in Journalism Education7
Neutral Observers or Advocates for Societal Transformation? Role Orientations of Constructive Journalists in Germany7
Social Media, Populism, and Migration7
Can We Hide in Shadows When the Times are Dark?6
The (Un)Intended Consequences of Emphasizing the Threats of Mis- and Disinformation6
Hijacking Journalism: Legitimacy and Metajournalistic Discourse in Right-Wing Podcasts6
When Ads Become Invisible: Minors’ Advertising Literacy While Using Mobile Phones6
Digital Civic Participation and Misinformation during the 2020 Taiwanese Presidential Election6
Keep the Fire Burning: Exploring the Hierarchies of Music Fandom and the Motivations of Superfans6
Journalist-Twitterers as Political Influencers in Brazil: Narratives and Disputes Towards a New Intermediary Model6
Staying at the Edge of Privacy: Edge Computing and Impersonal Extraction6
When Politicians Meet Experts: Disinformation on Twitter About Covid-19 Vaccination6
“Resistance!”: Collective Action Cues in Conspiracy Theory-Endorsing Facebook Groups6
‘A Shared Reality between a Journalist and the Audience’: How Live Journalism Reimagines News Stories6
WhatsApp as a Tool for Researching the Everyday Lives of Venezuelan Refugees Settling in Brazil6
Health and Scientific Frames in Online Communication of Tick-Borne Encephalitis: Antecedents of Frame Recognition6
Mapping and Explaining Media Quality: Insights from Switzerland’s Multilingual Media System6
Crooked Views and Relaxed Rules: How Teenage Boys Experience Parents’ Handling of Digital Gaming6
Adolescents’ Understanding of the Model of Sponsored Content of Social Media Influencer Instagram Stories6
When Algorithms Recommend What’s New(s): New Dynamics of Decision-Making and Autonomy in Newsgathering5
Media Work as Field Advancement: The Case of Science Media Center Germany5
What Is Important When We Evaluate Movies? Insights from Computational Analysis of Online Reviews5
Privacy and Digital Data of Children with Disabilities: Scenes from Social Media Sharenting5
Googling Referendum Campaigns: Analyzing Online Search Patterns Regarding Swiss Direct-Democratic Votes5
Disability Narratives in Sports Communication: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games’ Best Practices and Implications5
“On Social Media Science Seems to Be More Human”: Exploring Researchers as Digital Science Communicators5
Technologies, Ethics and Journalism’s Relationship with the Public5
Homophily and Polarization in Twitter Political Networks: A Cross-Country Analysis5
A Computational Approach to Analyzing the Twitter Debate on Gaming Disorder5
“Chuck Norris, Please Help!” Transnational Cultural Flows in the 2017 Anti-Corruption Protests in Romania5
Urban Refugees’ Digital Experiences and Social Connections During Covid-19 Response in Kampala, Uganda5
Journalism in Democracy: A Discourse Analysis of Twitter Posts on the Ferrerasgate Scandal5
Diffusion of Drone Journalism: The Case of Finland, 2011–20205
Beyond Solutionism: Differently Motivating Media Literacy5
Beyond the Darkness: Research on Participation in Online Media and Discourse5
Discourse and Social Cohesion in and After the Covid-19 Pandemic5
Newsworthiness as a Governing Principle in Public Sector Communication5
Post-Hype Uses of Drones in News Reporting: Revealing the Site and Presenting Scope5
WhatsApp, Polarization, and Non-Conventional Political Participation: Chile and Colombia Before the Social Outbursts of 20195
Political Microtargeting and Online Privacy: A Theoretical Approach to Understanding Users’ Privacy Behaviors5
Issue Spatiality: A Conceptual Framework for the Role of Space in Public Discourses5
Self-Inflicted Deprivation? Quality-as-Sent and Quality-as-Received in German News Media5
Popular Music as Entertainment Communication: How Perceived Semantic Expression Explains Liking of Previously Unknown Music5
Against Game Studies5
Trolls, Pressure and Agenda: The discursive fight on Twitter in Turkey5
Algorithmic Self-Tracking for Health: User Perspectives on Risk Awareness and Coping Strategies5
Responding to “Fake News”: Journalistic Perceptions of and Reactions to a Delegitimising Force5
Re-Defining Borders Online: Russia’s Strategic Narrative on Internet Sovereignty5
Women Scientists on TikTok: New Opportunities to Become Visible and Challenge Gender Stereotypes5
Precariousness and Hope: Digital Everyday Life of the Undocumented Migrants Explored Through Collaborative Photography5